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Stories from Thursday, December 16, 2004

Santa's helper (12/16/04)
CHRISTMAS GOODIES: Sherri Jackson with the North Arkansas Electrical Coop passes out candy during the Salem Christmas parade Dec. 6.
Couch special education review this week (12/16/04)
COUCH -- The Couch School Board were reminded of several upcoming events at their Dec. 7 school board meeting, including a full special education review the school began undergoing Dec. 13. The Missouri School Improvement Program Review was to get under way at the school Dec. 14 and the school was to learn if it received A+ designation on Dec. 15...
Ash Flat woman shot inside home (12/16/04)
An Ash Flat woman is in stable condition at a Springfield, Mo., hospital after an unknown assailant shot her in the head inside her home. Priscilla Partridge, 45, returned to her home, apartment 2 at Foxfire Apartments, just before 9 p.m. Dec. 11 after staying the previous night with a friend, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. The two had planned to go shopping at Wal-Mart, but before they went Partridge wanted to stop by her home to get something. Her friend waited in the car, Weaver said...
Students study, open business in Mammoth Spring (12/16/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Lana Steeds' fourth grade class at Mammoth Spring Elementary School has been conducting an in-depth unit on economics this school year. "After studying about their economy and how to make it strong, they decided to start their own business," Steed said. She said the purpose of this was to show students the importance of being responsible, self-sufficient citizens and to prepare them for doing their part to keep the economy strong...
Thayer mayor reviews 2004 (12/16/04)
Dear friends and neighbors: Another year is soon coming to a close. Our city is improving every year and we are proud of the accomplishments we have been able to make happen here at home. Our Christmas decorations are up and our city employees should be commended for their dedication in helping the city look its best for the holiday season. The ladies in the office helped put the wreaths together and decorated the tree in Agusta Park. This is what it takes, team effort, to make thinks happen...
Salem Marine killed in Fallujah (12/16/04)
The Salem community is in mourning after a Salem High School graduate was shot and killed in Iraq Dec 12. "We loved him and we are going to miss him so much," a tearful Cindy McCullough said after she learned that her 21-year-old son-in-law, Marine Cpl. Jason Clairday, had been killed in Iraq...
Deal (12/16/04)
An Izard County man charged with rape and other sex offenses pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Dec. 8 as a part of a plea agreement in Cleburne County Circuit Court. William "Les" Dennison, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit rape. Judge John Dan Kemp sentenced Dennison to 10 years of probation and 300 hours of community service. Kemp also fined Dennison $10,000...
Arkansas woman shot inside home (12/16/04)
An Ash Flat, Ark., woman is in stable condition at a Springfield, Mo., hospital after an unknown assailant shot her in the head inside her home. Priscilla Partridge, 45, returned to her home, apartment 2 at Foxfire Apartments, just before 9 p.m. Dec. ...
Alton man sent to state penitentiary (12/16/04)
ALTON -- An Alton man was transported to state prison Dec. 8 by officers from the Oregon County Sheriff's Department. Lloyd A. Miller, 26, of Alton was taken to prison at Bonne Terre after his parole was revoked and he was ordered to prison by his parole officer...
Marshall man dies in wreck near Salem (12/16/04)
A Marshall man was fatally injured Dec. 10 when he lost control of his vehicle on Sturkie Road near Salem. Jeffrey Bixler, 27, was driving northbound, approximately 3 miles from the Highway 62 turnoff, when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to the Fulton County Sheriff's Department...
Izard woman faces federal drug charges (12/16/04)
An Oxford woman who is believed to be a key player in the largest methamphetamine operation in northern Arkansas is facing multiple federal indictments, after law enforcement officials dropped state charges against her Dec. 9. Rhonda Due, 39, is expected to be charged with operating a drug operation across state lines, conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine, and other drug related charges within the next several weeks...
Hospice offers tips to get through holidays while grieving (12/16/04)
"Tis' the season to be jolly." When grieving the loss of a loved one, it is hard to feel jolly or even normal. Yet somewhere in the stories and music of the season people can find a way to rekindle the meaning of the holidays. In Dickens' A Christmas Carol it is the ghost of Christmas past that revisits the joys and merriment of youth. ...
Izard woman faces federal drug charges (12/16/04)
An Oxford woman who is believed to be a key player in the largest methamphetamine operation in northern Arkansas is facing multiple federal indictments, after law enforcement officials dropped state charges against her Dec. 9. Rhonda Due, 39, is expected to be charged with operating a drug operation across state lines, conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine, and other drug related charges within the next several weeks...
Marshall man dies in wreck near Salem (12/16/04)
A Marshall man was fatally injured Dec. 10 when he lost control of his vehicle on Sturkie Road near Salem. Jeffrey Bixler, 27, was driving northbound, approximately 3 miles from the Highway 62 turnoff, when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to the Fulton County Sheriff's Department...
Alton man sent to state penitentiary (12/16/04)
ALTON -- An Alton man was transported to state prison Dec. 8 by officers from the Oregon County Sheriff's Department. Lloyd A. Miller, 26, of Alton was taken to prison at Bonne Terre after his parole was revoked and he was ordered to prison by his parole officer...
Arkansas woman shot inside home (12/16/04)
An Ash Flat, Ark., woman is in stable condition at a Springfield, Mo., hospital after an unknown assailant shot her in the head inside her home. Priscilla Partridge, 45, returned to her home, apartment 2 at Foxfire Apartments, just before 9 p.m. Dec. ...
Hospice offers tips to get through holidays while grieving (12/16/04)
"Tis' the season to be jolly." When grieving the loss of a loved one, it is hard to feel jolly or even normal. Yet somewhere in the stories and music of the season people can find a way to rekindle the meaning of the holidays. In Dickens' A Christmas Carol it is the ghost of Christmas past that revisits the joys and merriment of youth. ...
Ash Flat woman shot inside home (12/16/04)
An Ash Flat woman is in stable condition at a Springfield, Mo., hospital after an unknown assailant shot her in the head inside her home. Priscilla Partridge, 45, returned to her home, apartment 2 at Foxfire Apartments, just before 9 p.m. Dec. 11 after staying the previous night with a friend, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. The two had planned to go shopping at Wal-Mart, but before they went Partridge wanted to stop by her home to get something. Her friend waited in the car, Weaver said...
Couch special education review this week (12/16/04)
COUCH -- The Couch School Board were reminded of several upcoming events at their Dec. 7 school board meeting, including a full special education review the school began undergoing Dec. 13. The Missouri School Improvement Program Review was to get under way at the school Dec. 14 and the school was to learn if it received A+ designation on Dec. 15...
Deal (12/16/04)
An Izard County man charged with rape and other sex offenses pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Dec. 8 as a part of a plea agreement in Cleburne County Circuit Court. William "Les" Dennison, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit rape. Judge John Dan Kemp sentenced Dennison to 10 years of probation and 300 hours of community service. Kemp also fined Dennison $10,000...
Students study, open business in Mammoth Spring (12/16/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Lana Steeds' fourth grade class at Mammoth Spring Elementary School has been conducting an in-depth unit on economics this school year. "After studying about their economy and how to make it strong, they decided to start their own business," Steed said. She said the purpose of this was to show students the importance of being responsible, self-sufficient citizens and to prepare them for doing their part to keep the economy strong...
Santa's helper (12/16/04)
CHRISTMAS GOODIES: Sherri Jackson with the North Arkansas Electrical Coop passes out candy during the Salem Christmas parade Dec. 6.
Salem Marine killed in Fallujah (12/16/04)
The Salem community is in mourning after a Salem High School graduate was shot and killed in Iraq Dec 12. "We loved him and we are going to miss him so much," a tearful Cindy McCullough said after she learned that her 21-year-old son-in-law, Marine Cpl. Jason Clairday, had been killed in Iraq...
Thayer mayor reviews 2004 (12/16/04)
Dear friends and neighbors: Another year is soon coming to a close. Our city is improving every year and we are proud of the accomplishments we have been able to make happen here at home. Our Christmas decorations are up and our city employees should be commended for their dedication in helping the city look its best for the holiday season. The ladies in the office helped put the wreaths together and decorated the tree in Agusta Park. This is what it takes, team effort, to make thinks happen...
York, Tyler to wed (12/16/04)
Kim York and Nick and Charlotte Painter, along with Randy and Jana Tyler, have announced the upcoming wedding of Kimberley Jo York and Justin Lee Tyler at 3 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Church of Christ in Salem. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Center for Women offers 4-D ultrasound (12/16/04)
Seeing unborn babies in four dimension is now available in Mountain Home. The Center for Women has announced the arrival of the latest ultrasound technology from General Electric. The GE 4D Volusion 730 Ultrasound shows physicians images in three dimensions, with the fourth dimension being "real time motion."...
Senior driving course set (12/16/04)
AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving Course will be offered Dec. 20-21 and Dec. 27-28 from 8 a.m. until noon at City Hall in Cherokee Village, weather permitting. Classes will be canceled in case of snow or ice. AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Program is an eight-hour classroom course for licensed drivers age 50 and over. No driving or written test is given...
Senior driving course set (12/16/04)
AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving Course will be offered Dec. 20-21 and Dec. 27-28 from 8 a.m. until noon at City Hall in Cherokee Village, weather permitting. Classes will be canceled in case of snow or ice. AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Program is an eight-hour classroom course for licensed drivers age 50 and over. No driving or written test is given...
Center for Women offers 4-D ultrasound (12/16/04)
Seeing unborn babies in four dimension is now available in Mountain Home. The Center for Women has announced the arrival of the latest ultrasound technology from General Electric. The GE 4D Volusion 730 Ultrasound shows physicians images in three dimensions, with the fourth dimension being "real time motion."...
York, Tyler to wed (12/16/04)
Kim York and Nick and Charlotte Painter, along with Randy and Jana Tyler, have announced the upcoming wedding of Kimberley Jo York and Justin Lee Tyler at 3 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Church of Christ in Salem. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Bluejays, Comets slug it out in Big Spring action (12/16/04)
Guys hitting the deck with pile-driving force. Thunderous body checks not for the weak of heart. Players launching themselves like human torpedoes. Sound like action from the World Wrestling Federation? Nope. Just another Big Spring Conference battle, the first on the year, between Koshkonong and Alton...
Yancey beats buzzer, lifts ICC (12/16/04)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars sent Norfork packing from the Cougars' Den in Brockwell with a 54-53 loss Dec. 7 thanks to some last-second heorics from Chelsie Yancey. Yancey nailed a trey at the buzzer to give the Lady Cougs (10-4, 5-2) a tight one-point win in 2AA-North play over the Lady Panthers...
Bobcats, Bears split Border Battle (12/16/04)
The annual Border Battle between Mammoth Spring and Thayer provided its usual intense brand of basketball Dec. 9 at the Bears' Den in Mammoth Spring, highlighted by a couple of dynamite individual performances on the evening. Despite a game-high 30-point explosion from Lady Bobcat Lashanda Horton, Thayer dropped a 68-52 decision to the Lady Bears...
Viola's Lyon College journey ends in semi-final round (12/16/04)
Less than a week after playing deep into the brackets of the Williams Baptist College Tournament in Walnut Ridge, Viola's hardwood hoopsters were at it again, with both the Longhorns and Lady Longhorns earning berths in the semi-final round of the Lyon College High School Tournament at Becknell Gymnasium in Batesville...
Yancey beats buzzer, lifts ICC (12/16/04)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars sent Norfork packing from the Cougars' Den in Brockwell with a 54-53 loss Dec. 7 thanks to some last-second heorics from Chelsie Yancey. Yancey nailed a trey at the buzzer to give the Lady Cougs (10-4, 5-2) a tight one-point win in 2AA-North play over the Lady Panthers...
Bobcats, Bears split Border Battle (12/16/04)
The annual Border Battle between Mammoth Spring and Thayer provided its usual intense brand of basketball Dec. 9 at the Bears' Den in Mammoth Spring, highlighted by a couple of dynamite individual performances on the evening. Despite a game-high 30-point explosion from Lady Bobcat Lashanda Horton, Thayer dropped a 68-52 decision to the Lady Bears...
Bluejays, Comets slug it out in Big Spring action (12/16/04)
Guys hitting the deck with pile-driving force. Thunderous body checks not for the weak of heart. Players launching themselves like human torpedoes. Sound like action from the World Wrestling Federation? Nope. Just another Big Spring Conference battle, the first on the year, between Koshkonong and Alton...
Viola's Lyon College journey ends in semi-final round (12/16/04)
Less than a week after playing deep into the brackets of the Williams Baptist College Tournament in Walnut Ridge, Viola's hardwood hoopsters were at it again, with both the Longhorns and Lady Longhorns earning berths in the semi-final round of the Lyon College High School Tournament at Becknell Gymnasium in Batesville...
Herbert C. Nicholson (12/16/04)
Herbert C. Nicholson, 95, of Ash Flat died Dec. 5, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 22, 1909, at Ash Flat, he was the son of William Christopher and Martha Minerva Rogers Nicholson. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Betty Christine Curbow (12/16/04)
Betty Christine Curbow, 40, of Nixa, Mo., died Dec. 1, 2004. Born May 1, 1964, in Cabool, Mo., she was the daughter of James and Betty Phipps. In 1988 she and Raymond L. Curbow Jr. were united in marriage. She had been a Christian for many years and was a certified nurse assistant...
Margaret Iris Reul (12/16/04)
Margaret Iris Reul, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 7, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are pending but a memorial service will be held at St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Odell Moyer (12/16/04)
Odell Moyer, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at her home Dec. 10, 2004. Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of George Ashby and Cora Ethel Caulk Garrett. She was united in marriage Dec. 26, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, to Earl William Moyer, who preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Richard L. Hodge (12/16/04)
Richard L. Hodge, 53, of Viola, son of John Hodge and Joyce White Hodge Chasse, was born May 8, 1951, in Winchester, Mass. He died Dec. 2, 2004, at his home in rural Viola. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Macaulay May 22, 1971, in Tewksbury, Mass...
Faye Louise Werft (12/16/04)
Faye Louise Werft, 89, died Dec. 9, 2004, at Rosewood Care Cener in Alton. Born July 30, 1915, in Princeton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Charles W. and Josephine R. bonham Turner. She married Chester C. Werft June 8, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1997...
W. A. Harris (12/16/04)
W. A. Harris, 71, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Vernia Campbell Harris was born June 15, 1933 in Elizabeth, Ark. He died Dec. 11, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He married Vanita Smith July 15, 1954, at Elizabeth, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Audrey Mae Hyslip (12/16/04)
Audrey May Hyslip, 92, of Poughkeepsie, died Dec. 11, 2004 at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Aug. 11, 1912, near Poughkeepsie, Ark., to Emmett and Maggie Huckabee Morgan. She was a homemaker and a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ...
Lois Bramblett Twilley (12/16/04)
Lois Bramblett Spence Twilley, 94, of Mt. Pleasant died Dec. 6, 2004 at Batesville. Born June 10, 1910, at Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Lilla Shaver Bramblett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Guion Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, William Robert Spence and his wife, Doris, of Mt. ...
Oba A. "JR" Garrison (12/16/04)
Oba a. "JR" Garrison, 75, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Dec. 8, 2004, at the home of his sister in Myrtle. Survivors include four sons -- Larry of Moberly, Mo., Gary of lake LoTawana, Mo., Terry of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael of Brinkley, Ark.; four sisters -- Joyce Taylor of Myrtle, Mo., Geneva Bears of Morrisville, Mo., Mary Hosseltown of Clay City, Ill., Martha Watts of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Vern W. ...
Eula A. Blankenship (12/16/04)
Eula A. Blankenship, 79, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Glen O. Blankenship of the home; three children -- Glen Elmer Blankenship of St. Louis, Mo., Gloria Harris and husband, Daniel of Thomasville, Mo., and Stacey Blankenship and wife, Rachel, of Wilton, Calif.; four brothers - Howard, Jimmy, Guy and Dean Crites; a sister, Lucille; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Billy A. Crenshaw (12/16/04)
Billy A. Crenshaw, 78, died Nov. 27, 2004 in his home after a long illness. He was born April 18, 1926, in Couch, Mo., the son of Joseph and Maude (Nee: Holman) Crenshaw. On June 11, 1960, Billy was united in marriage to Bernice Andekian in Waukegan, Ill...
Bryan Jennings (12/16/04)
Bryan Marshall Jennings, 84, of Calico Rock died Dec. 8, 2004, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock. Born Dec. 19, 1919, he was the son Aaron Pinkney and Fanny Blanche Hankins Jennings. He graduated from Calico Rock High School in 1939 and later attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville. ...
Audrey Mae Hyslip (12/16/04)
Audrey May Hyslip, 92, of Poughkeepsie, died Dec. 11, 2004 at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Aug. 11, 1912, near Poughkeepsie, Ark., to Emmett and Maggie Huckabee Morgan. She was a homemaker and a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ...
Lois Bramblett Twilley (12/16/04)
Lois Bramblett Spence Twilley, 94, of Mt. Pleasant died Dec. 6, 2004 at Batesville. Born June 10, 1910, at Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Lilla Shaver Bramblett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Guion Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, William Robert Spence and his wife, Doris, of Mt. ...
Bryan Jennings (12/16/04)
Bryan Marshall Jennings, 84, of Calico Rock died Dec. 8, 2004, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock. Born Dec. 19, 1919, he was the son Aaron Pinkney and Fanny Blanche Hankins Jennings. He graduated from Calico Rock High School in 1939 and later attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville. ...
Faye Louise Werft (12/16/04)
Faye Louise Werft, 89, died Dec. 9, 2004, at Rosewood Care Cener in Alton. Born July 30, 1915, in Princeton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Charles W. and Josephine R. bonham Turner. She married Chester C. Werft June 8, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1997...
Herbert C. Nicholson (12/16/04)
Herbert C. Nicholson, 95, of Ash Flat died Dec. 5, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 22, 1909, at Ash Flat, he was the son of William Christopher and Martha Minerva Rogers Nicholson. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Eula A. Blankenship (12/16/04)
Eula A. Blankenship, 79, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Glen O. Blankenship of the home; three children -- Glen Elmer Blankenship of St. Louis, Mo., Gloria Harris and husband, Daniel of Thomasville, Mo., and Stacey Blankenship and wife, Rachel, of Wilton, Calif.; four brothers - Howard, Jimmy, Guy and Dean Crites; a sister, Lucille; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Betty Christine Curbow (12/16/04)
Betty Christine Curbow, 40, of Nixa, Mo., died Dec. 1, 2004. Born May 1, 1964, in Cabool, Mo., she was the daughter of James and Betty Phipps. In 1988 she and Raymond L. Curbow Jr. were united in marriage. She had been a Christian for many years and was a certified nurse assistant...
W. A. Harris (12/16/04)
W. A. Harris, 71, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Vernia Campbell Harris was born June 15, 1933 in Elizabeth, Ark. He died Dec. 11, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He married Vanita Smith July 15, 1954, at Elizabeth, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Billy A. Crenshaw (12/16/04)
Billy A. Crenshaw, 78, died Nov. 27, 2004 in his home after a long illness. He was born April 18, 1926, in Couch, Mo., the son of Joseph and Maude (Nee: Holman) Crenshaw. On June 11, 1960, Billy was united in marriage to Bernice Andekian in Waukegan, Ill...
Oba A. "JR" Garrison (12/16/04)
Oba a. "JR" Garrison, 75, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Dec. 8, 2004, at the home of his sister in Myrtle. Survivors include four sons -- Larry of Moberly, Mo., Gary of lake LoTawana, Mo., Terry of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael of Brinkley, Ark.; four sisters -- Joyce Taylor of Myrtle, Mo., Geneva Bears of Morrisville, Mo., Mary Hosseltown of Clay City, Ill., Martha Watts of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Vern W. ...
Margaret Iris Reul (12/16/04)
Margaret Iris Reul, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 7, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are pending but a memorial service will be held at St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Odell Moyer (12/16/04)
Odell Moyer, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at her home Dec. 10, 2004. Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of George Ashby and Cora Ethel Caulk Garrett. She was united in marriage Dec. 26, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, to Earl William Moyer, who preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Richard L. Hodge (12/16/04)
Richard L. Hodge, 53, of Viola, son of John Hodge and Joyce White Hodge Chasse, was born May 8, 1951, in Winchester, Mass. He died Dec. 2, 2004, at his home in rural Viola. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Macaulay May 22, 1971, in Tewksbury, Mass...
James Larry McIntosh III (12/16/04)
James Larry McIntosh Jr. and Rachel Leann Kelley of Mammoth Spring have announced the birth of their son, James Larry McIntosh III, at 9:02 p.m. Nov. 24, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 4 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long...
Zachary Ozell Yell (12/16/04)
Joshua David Amrhien of West Plains and Cheryl Lynn Yell of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Zachary Ozell Yell, at 6:33 p.m. Nov. 19, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center. He was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Robert Oyell Jr. of Myrtle and Anna Baker and Kevin Amrhien Jr. of Thayer...
Emily Rose Pingel (12/16/04)
Ethan Pingel has announced the birth of his sister, Emily Rose Pingel, born at 4:18 a.m. Oct. 20, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her parents are Charles and Maranda Pingel of Walnut Ridge...
Zachary Ozell Yell (12/16/04)
Joshua David Amrhien of West Plains and Cheryl Lynn Yell of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Zachary Ozell Yell, at 6:33 p.m. Nov. 19, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center. He was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Robert Oyell Jr. of Myrtle and Anna Baker and Kevin Amrhien Jr. of Thayer...
Emily Rose Pingel (12/16/04)
Ethan Pingel has announced the birth of his sister, Emily Rose Pingel, born at 4:18 a.m. Oct. 20, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her parents are Charles and Maranda Pingel of Walnut Ridge...
James Larry McIntosh III (12/16/04)
James Larry McIntosh Jr. and Rachel Leann Kelley of Mammoth Spring have announced the birth of their son, James Larry McIntosh III, at 9:02 p.m. Nov. 24, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 4 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long...
Theis, Endrihs slate nuptials (12/16/04)
Cherie Ann Theis, daughter of W.L. "Bud" and Marcia Theis of Green Bay, Wis., and James Edward Endrihs, son of Edward and Phyllis Endrihs of Cherokee Village, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple will exchange vows April 22, 2005, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Green Bay...
Theis, Endrihs slate nuptials (12/16/04)
Cherie Ann Theis, daughter of W.L. "Bud" and Marcia Theis of Green Bay, Wis., and James Edward Endrihs, son of Edward and Phyllis Endrihs of Cherokee Village, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple will exchange vows April 22, 2005, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Green Bay...
A preview of the 2005 state budget (12/16/04)
Only in the halls of government can people receive more money one year than they received the previous year and then claim they're experiencing "cuts." In the private sector, folks know what a real cut is. During the recession in 2001 and 2002, private companies across the country were forced to make real cuts. So were those of us in government...
Crime victims should be heard (12/16/04)
My office is supporting renewed legislative efforts to allow Missouri crime victims to be heard by judges considering the requests of felons seeking early release. A state law passed in 2003 and a subsequent Missouri Supreme Court ruling in 2004 could result in thousands of inmates in state prisons convicted of nonviolent class C or D felonies obtaining early release, without crime victims being notified or having a say before the court...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/16/04)
Stephen Roach, chief economist at the Morgan Stanley banking group, presented some alarming facts about the U.S. economy recently before an audience of fund managers. In order to finance the national debt (which exceeds $7 trillion), America has to import $2.6 billion in cash every day, an amount equal to 80 percent of the entire world's net savings. The debt was about half the size of the economy 20 years ago. Today it's at 85 percent...
A preview of the 2005 state budget (12/16/04)
Only in the halls of government can people receive more money one year than they received the previous year and then claim they're experiencing "cuts." In the private sector, folks know what a real cut is. During the recession in 2001 and 2002, private companies across the country were forced to make real cuts. So were those of us in government...
Crime victims should be heard (12/16/04)
My office is supporting renewed legislative efforts to allow Missouri crime victims to be heard by judges considering the requests of felons seeking early release. A state law passed in 2003 and a subsequent Missouri Supreme Court ruling in 2004 could result in thousands of inmates in state prisons convicted of nonviolent class C or D felonies obtaining early release, without crime victims being notified or having a say before the court...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/16/04)
Stephen Roach, chief economist at the Morgan Stanley banking group, presented some alarming facts about the U.S. economy recently before an audience of fund managers. In order to finance the national debt (which exceeds $7 trillion), America has to import $2.6 billion in cash every day, an amount equal to 80 percent of the entire world's net savings. The debt was about half the size of the economy 20 years ago. Today it's at 85 percent...